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FREE TOUR - GREEN AND URBAN BILBAO

  • Bilbao
  • Available in: Euskara, Spanish
  • Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

About the guru BILBAO FREE TOUR EXPERIENCE

PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDES WITH GREAT GUIDING EXPERIENCE IN BILBAO. Bilbao Free Tour Experience is the result of a collaboration between a team of professional tour guides whose area of competence is not limited only to Bilbao but to the entire Euskadi-Basque Country. Upon graduation in Tourism, Art History and other higher university degrees, since 2002 we are dedicat... More »

PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDES WITH GREAT GUIDING EXPERIENCE IN BILBAO. Bilbao Free Tour Experience is the result of a collaboration between a team of professional tour guides whose area of competence is not limited only to Bilbao but to the entire Euskadi-Basque Country. Upon graduation in Tourism, Art History and other higher university degrees, since 2002 we are dedicated to the outreach and dissemination of the artistic, cultural and natural heritage of the entire Basque autonomous community, as well as of its most important private and public museums. Our team has an extensive experience in the field of tourism, we have received tourists and travelers from more than 80 countries with tours available in 5 languages. We believe that a renewed tourism is possible and this is why we propose a range of initiatives in order to take care of the city and the environment. We also encourage the interaction between commerce and local culture with a more sustainable and environmentally friendly tourism. We are happy to guide you, to provide some advices and share with you our experience and our knowledge. We want to bring you closer to our city and help you get to know the most interasting places, explore them in details with respect to the environment so that you will discover the rich heritage and history of its streets, squares and spots.

About the tour

MINI TREKKING TO MONTE ARTXANDA - ENJOY THE VIEWS AND NATURE WITHOUT LEAVING BILBAO.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE TOUR

The Basques love the mountains. For many there is no better plan than to put on their boots and walk up. With family, friends or alone. Bilbao and Euskadi do not understand each other without its mountains, its peaks and its valleys. With an abrupt and rugged nature like few others, its people and its cities have known how to adapt to it and have learned to enjoy and respect it. To understand Bilbao well you have to see it from above. We accompany you on foot to the top of Mount Artxanda. Starting from the Guggenheim we start an ascent that in a few minutes leaves the city behind to enter another Bilbao, the green lung of its mountains and hills.

After crossing the Puente de la Salve we start the ascent. Passing through different recreational areas we stop to enjoy the views and try to understand the urban fabric, as well as interpret the native forest areas. Thus, we reached the top of Mount Artxanda, where some surprise awaits us.

Descent by funicular, a means of transport that dates back to 1915 in Bilbao. Don't worry about the ticket, we take care of paying for it.

A perfect plan whether you come as a couple, alone or with your family.

GUIDING ITINERARY

Guggenheim Museum - La Salve Bridge - Pikotamendi Recreation Area - Mount Artxanda - Funicular descent - Zubizuri Walkway - End

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

-We recommend that you bring comfortable and suitable walking shoes.

-If you want you can also bring a snack. Along the way we will find sources of drinking water where you can quench your thirst or fill your bottle.

-Max groups 15 pax. Because in addition to professionals some of us are also neighbors and we believe that the future of the neighborhood depends on taking care of it and respecting it. Because we do not want you to miss any of our explanations and because we believe that a close treatment will improve your experience during the tour.

-If you have a reusable bottle, we recommend that you take it with you. This will avoid the generation of waste from plastic bottles. In Bilbao there are more than 300 public sources with high quality drinking water that deserves to be valued.

MEASURES BY COVID-19

We are taking safety and hygiene measures recommended by the health authorities in all Guruwalks:

- Limited number of visitors

- Safety distance between visitors

- Own mask required

Meeting point
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How to find me: On the esplanade of the Guggenheim Museum, next to the Puppy (flower dog), locate the blue umbrella

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

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